Tag Archives: student info

A trove of free software

I love being a school librarian for so many reasons. For one thing, the term bibliophile made it sound like I had a serious condition and becoming a librarian was cheaper than seeking professional counsel. Of course I love reading, … Continue reading

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Thinking about water

          Forgive me if this post rambles a bit as I try to connect all of these stories, anecdotes and observations together. The one thing that they all have in common is that they deal with water. Before you bail … Continue reading

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Quick Hit: TED Talks

Of all the sites that I revisit, TED Talks is the one that I’ve written about more than any other. This is the third time I write about TED Talks (2/11/08 and 6/12/08) and even with everything that there is … Continue reading

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Why did I spend my time at Snopes.com?

Sometimes I get lost online for hours at a time (no, not on facebook, myspace, IMMing or gaming). Thus, was the fate of many hours this past Saturday. It all began innocently enough with me just checking my e-mail and … Continue reading

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Thinking about school computers

There’s no nice way to say this, so I will just come out and say it: it’s getting more difficult to deal with how students are using their computer time and our scant resources on non-school related sites. The internet … Continue reading

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Exploring Google

Before I started this blog, I wrote a newsletter where I sometimes poked fun at myself for how often I mentioned Google. Most times I was trying to knock down the internet Goliath and steer people to other sites that … Continue reading

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Quick Hit: Cool Time Wasters

I know, I know. I’m always telling the students in the LMC to get off of the game sites because they should be using their computer time productively. Yet here I am with a blog post claiming to direct you to … Continue reading

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